By Lauren Lettelier on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 3:05 pm
A robbery and shooting at an Ocala barber shop Saturday has caused the shop owner to increase nighttime security.
By Forrest Smith on August 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:23 pm
The Union County Sheriff’s Office in Lake Butler says a longtime employee of Pritchett Trucking Company killed himself after fatally shooting his former boss and a coworker and wounding two others.
By Dana Edwards on April 29th, 2013 | Last updated: April 29, 2013 at 10:06 am
1 dead, 4 wounded in shooting at Williston gathering – A shooting at the Levy County Crab Festival left one man dead and four people wounded. The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday, and there were no suspects in custody [...]
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By Dana Edwards on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 10:44 am
Water is on Florida’s mind this Earth Day – The BP oil spill is remembered on this Earth Day as today marks the third year anniversary of the oil disaster. The oil spill has not been the only water issue [...]
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By Jewel Midelis on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 1:37 pm
The Gainesville Police Department arrested a man on an attempted murder charge Tuesday night after a dispute resulted in a grazing gunshot wound, according to GPD spokesperson Ben Tobias.
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By Sarah Loftus on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:27 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
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By Paula Bonilla on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm
Kelvin Lee Coleman, 37, has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to a press release by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.
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By Serina Braddock on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: February 27, 2013 at 4:39 pm
Largo police: Man shoots up office building, then wounds himself – A man distraught over suspicions about his wife having an affair walked into an office complex early Wednesday morning and began firing a semi-automatic handgun. Tampa Bay Times Researchers [...]
By Rachel Jones on February 21st, 2013 | Last updated: February 21, 2013 at 2:55 pm
Report: Florida students out-gain peers in other large states – A report on the five most heavily populated states showed Florida students have made the most progress in 19 years on federal tests. Florida’s fourth graders have come from well [...]
By Serina Braddock on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 3:36 pm
Dog slips leash in St. Petersburg; angry passerby shoots owner – A man walking his dog was shot in the leg by a disgruntles motorist when the animal darted into the road, forcing the truck to stop. Police are still [...]
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